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    Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

    International Endurance City, 308th Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 1 September 2015

          The Resort is close to Dubai, but sufficiently remote. It's very classy. The pools are awesome. I recommend it for couples, but you can go with friends as well (as I did). The food from the restaurants wasn't as good as in Dubai itself, but...More

          Thank Ioana L
          Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 2 September 2015

          Dear Ioana L, Many thanks for reviewing us! I was happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and we all hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager

          Reviewed 31 August 2015

          Everything was incredible at this hotel from the service, to the rooms, to the atmosphere. We arrived very late at night and it was wonderful to be greeted so warmly from the 2 men working out of the front of the hotel. The hotel is...More

          Thank Anji J
          Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 1 September 2015

          Dear Anji J, Thank you so much for your kind words and the good score you gave us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We are proud that we can provide our guests the relaxing atmosphere of an Arabian...More

          Reviewed 30 August 2015

          We had a weekend at Bab al Shams recently and it was lovely and peaceful, a true escape from the hustle and bustle of Dubai. All the staff were extremely polite and helpful a real credit to the hotel. Without a doubt the staff make...More

          Thank mumzie278
          Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 1 September 2015

          Dear mumzie278, Many thanks for your review! I was happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager

          Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

          We live in Abu Dhabi and so stayed at Bab Al Shams to combine some luxury with a weekend of cycling as there is an incredible cycling track all through the desert right outside the hotel. We didn't think the hotel was as incredible as...More

          1  Thank Allstarsprog
          Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 1 September 2015

          Dear allstartsprog, Thanks for your review! I was disappointed to hear that some aspects of your stay were not so great. Please accept my apologies for the service shortfalls you encountered during your time here. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back to...More

          Reviewed 27 August 2015

          I found this hotel,staff & services very special indeed. My only issue with this hotel is the cost of the food & drink in the restaurants. I would advise all my fellow travelers to book a minimum of HALF BOARD if you want to stay...More

          1  Thank Thomas H
          Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 1 September 2015

          Dear Thomas H, Many thanks for reviewing us! I was happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and we all hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager

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          • Free Parking
          • Pool
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
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          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Babysitting
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          • US$111 - US$690 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #6 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
          • #34 Spa Hotel in Dubai
          • #40 Business Hotel in Dubai
          • #42 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
          • #47 Family Hotel in Dubai
          • #53 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
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          Tina_and_Graham
          What facilities are open during Ramadan during the day ? Will the pools be open or will all eating and drinking facilities be shut before Iftar ?
          2 June 2017|
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          Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
          Dear Catalinvoicu, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. Please be informed that during Ramadan, all facilities are open except Le Dune Pizzeria which will back in operation after Summer. Pool... More
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          EveCork
          Cash or card* We are due to stay in October for our honeymoon...we are super excited!! We are half board so this includes breakfast and lunch however we need a bit of advice, would you recommend charging any bills to the room or paying by card or cash? Also how would tipping apply to each of the above options? Thanks, Ev
          5 May 2017|
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          Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
          Dear EveCork, First of all, thank you for choosing Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa to celebrate your upcoming honeymoon. Half board entitlement is being directly charged to the rooms - guests just need to sign the bill... More
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          EveCork
          What does half board include?
          27 April 2017|
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          Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
          Dear EveCork, Thank you for your interest in Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I am pleased to inform you that half-board package includes Breakfast and Lunch Buffet (food only) in our All day Dining Restaurant, Al... More
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          "Desert View room was quiet and provided scenic view."
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          "Take a ground floor room overlooking the desert!"
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          "Check whether rooms are wheelchair/stroller friendly while check-in."
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